Weekly Update

I pray you all have a wonderful long weekend as you reflect on and celebrate all that Jesus’ has done for us. He is Risen! And that is good news 🙂

Dates to Remember:

Monday, April 22nd – Easter Monday, no school

Friday, April 26th 

  • Knight Day
  • Alumni Games (in the evening)

Saturday, April 27th – 40th Anniversary Gala

Spelling and Phonograms:

No spelling or phonogram list this week due to the short week.

Bible Memory:

Colossians 3:15-17

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus; giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Reminders and Other Information:

 

Come and join us on Friday, April 26th from 5:00 – 8:00pm for a fun, family night of volleyball and basketball with our alumni and current students. Our cafe will be open and there will be a food truck available to serve hotdogs and hamburgers. Athletic and school apparel will also be available for purchase. I hope to see you there!

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Don’t forget to buy tickets to our Gala dinner! Tickets are $50 at the school office.

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Weekly Update

Wow, this week has felt very long for some reason, but we have made it! Thanks to all the parents that joined us on our field trip to the zoo. It was a lot of fun! Grandparent’s Day was also a huge success. It’s always so enjoyable to have them come in and see what your children are learning. The kids are always SO EXCITED to show and share about all their work, and growth, and about the routines we have in class.

Dates to Remember:

Wednesday, April 17th – Beach Day

Friday, April 19th – Good Friday, no school

Spelling and Phonograms:

We will have no spelling list this week due to the short week.

Bible Memory:

Colossians 3:15-17

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus; giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Reminders and Other Information:

  • Reminder to bring in your home reading
  • Beach Day – students may come to school in beach wear – if you choose to wear a bathing suit you will need to wear shorts and a tank top over top – and please make sure you bring something to wear overtop when you are outside 🙂
  • Please note one change to the April calendar – Knight day was originally scheduled for Wednesday, April 24th, but it has been CHANGED to Friday, April 26th and no hot lunch will be served this month.

 

Zoo Field Trip

Good morning! It’s looking like we are going to have some blue skies for the field trip today, which is great!

Just a note to parent’s who are meeting us at the zoo. If you let them know that you are with Highroad Academy, you will be let in at a discounted price.

Thanks, see you all soon 🙂

Weekly Update

It’s been a great first week back after spring break. Fun to hear all about the adventures and memories that the children made over the break! We have jumped right back in, and have been working hard all week. We started our Life Cycles unit in Science, we are beginning to work more with subtraction in Math, and are talking about Easter for Bible. Have a great weekend!

Dates to Remember:

Tuesday, April 9th – Grandparents Day

Thursday, April 11th – Intermediate Art Gala

Friday, April 12th – Zoo field trip

Spelling and Phonograms:

List will be introduced on Monday. April 8th and tested on Thursday, April 11th.

  1. draw
  2. felt
  3. upon
  4. poor
  5. owe
  6. herd
  7. lion
  8. keep
  9. join
  10. they
  11. water
  12. even
  13. mile
  14. sir
  15. zero
  16. grow
  17. rung
  18. across
  19. behind
  20. cost

or, si, sh, ey, er, ir, ear, ea, ck, dge

Bible Memory:

Colossians 3:15-17

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus; giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Reminders and Other Information:

  • remember your home reading
  • With all of the beautiful weather, it is time to think about our summer planting. This Spring we are running a garden fundraiser called Growing Smiles, in the hope of raising $2,000 towards our school beautification project. Please go online at http://www.highroadacademygrowingsmilesfundraising.com to see the plant options available. You can place your order online or at the school office. All payment will need to go through the school office. Thank you for investing in Highroad Academy! Order forms went home earlier this week.
  • If you have said that you are coming on the zoo field trip, can you please write a note in your child’s planner indicating if you are planning to take the bus or drive yourself, I just need to ensure we have enough seats on the bus. I will also be creating groups over the next few days, so if you were a maybe, could you indicate one way or the other in your child’s planner. Thanks!
  • make sure Grandparents Day invitations have been handed out – if you don’t have grandparents around here, you may invite someone else to stand in for a grandparent 🙂

 

Welcome Back!

Welcome back, I trust you had a great spring break and that you are ready to be back at it. We are in the final stretch of the year, and are going to jump in right away here!

April Dates/Dates to Remember:

Monday, April 1st – School Resumes and Summer Uniform begins

Tuesday, April 2nd – Worries and Fears Assembly

Tuesday, April 9th – Grandparents day

Thursday, April 11th – Intermediate Art Gala

Friday, April 12th – Zoo field trip

Wednesday, April 17th – Beach Day

Friday, April 19th – Good Friday, no school

Monday, April 22nd – Easter Monday, no school

Wednesday, April 24th – Knight day and hot lunch

Friday, April 26th – Highroad Alumni games

Saturday, April 27th – 40th Anniversary Gala

Monday, April 29th – K-6 Service Day

Spelling and Phonograms:

List will be introduced on Monday, April 1st, and tested on Friday, April 5th. We will not be doing a phonogram list this week.

  1. freedom
  2. pound
  3. stick
  4. gift
  5. class
  6. afternoon
  7. horse
  8. hero
  9. brother
  10. wife
  11. club
  12. goose
  13. loaf
  14. knife
  15. ear
  16. week
  17. title
  18. stamp
  19. glass
  20. set

Reminders and Other Information:

  • reminder to bring in your home reading on your assigned day
  • Reminder that to come on the bus, and to take a group around at our zoo field trip, you MUST have a criminal record check. Please check at the office to make sure you have one and it is up-to-date.
  • Silent Auction Baskets:  The week before spring break we were collecting $5 per elementary student to put together grade level baskets for our upcoming gala silent auction.  We thought it might be good to extend our collection of donations for this week as well.  If you are able to donate $5 to help us make a basket for the silent auction, your child can give the donation to their teacher or pay at the office.  Thank you!
  • invitations went home before spring break for our Grandparents Day, don’t forget to get those out to Grandparents!
  • Please get zoo field trip permission slips in if you haven’t already

 

Happy Spring Break!

Well, we made it! I think we are all very ready for a break from routine, ready for some down time to just relax and get refreshed. I pray you all have a wonderful Spring Break! See you back in April 🙂

April Dates:

Monday, April 1st

  • school resumes
  • summer uniform begins

Tuesday, April 2nd – Worries and Fears Assembly

April 8th-12th – 40th Anniversary Week

Tuesday, April 9th – Grandparents Day

Thursday, April 11th – Art Gala

Friday, April 12th – Zoo field trip

Wednesday, April 17th – Beach Day

Friday, April 19th – Good Friday, No School

Monday, April 22nd – Easter Monday, No School

Wednesday, April 24th – Knight Day/Hot Lunch

Friday, April 26th – Alumni Games

Saturday, April 27th – 40th Anniversary Gala

Monday, April 29th – K-6 Service Day

 

Movie Afternoon

Tomorrow afternoon we are going to have a Movie Afternoon with the other Grade 2 class. We are going to be watching the movie SING, please let me know if you have any concerns about this 🙂

Crim. Check for Zoo Field Trip

Good morning! We are almost there … just two more days.

Just a heads up for parent’s who are coming along on our Zoo Field Trip …. in order to come on the bus, and to take a group around on our scavenger hunt, you MUST have a criminal record check on file and up-to-date. Please check in with the office ladies and they will let you know if you have a current one on file. I will be looking into this, so please make sure you take the time to do so also 🙂

Weekly Update

We are starting to wind down, and definitely feeling the need for a break! We have been working hard to finish up some things, like our novel study and our Bible topic of prayer, before Spring Break. We had our assembly on Safe and Unsafe substances, learning about how to be safe and what warnings we can know to prevent getting hurt or sick. A huge thank you to parents who came with us on our Powerhouse Stave Lake field trip. The students learned a lot, and had a great day. I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

Dates to Remember:

Friday, March 15th – Spring Break begins!!

Spelling and Phonograms:

No spelling or phonogram list this week.

Reminders and Other Information:

  • remember to bring your home reading in
  • Grow a Garden – this is a Chilliwack Schools Program if you are interested you can find more information at chilliwackschoolsgardenprogram.com and applications can be picked up at the school office. Applications are due by April 5th.
  • Silent Auction BasketsOn Saturday, April 27th we are having our 40th Anniversary Gala.  During this gala we will be having a silent auction.  In this auction, each grade will be putting together a themed basket to be bid on.  Our grade is building a basket with a camping theme.  We are asking each student to donate $5 towards this basket.  Money can be brought to the classroom teacher or paid at the office.  Please send money in by Friday, March 15th.   Thank you for supporting our silent auction.
  • permission slips for a field trip to the zoo went home with your child today – this field trip is a couple weeks after we get back from Spring Break

 

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